Using biological soil amendments in organic farming is the most effective way to store carbon in the ground to fight climate change and boost soil health for better food production. And since...

A study published in Soil Science Society of America Journal shows that organic farming  emits fewer greenhouse gases and has lower global warming potential than conventional farming. The study...

Toxic soil fumigants that fight soil-borne diseases and ensure crop production continue to be banned to protect the health and safety of rural communities. Organic farmers and conventional farmers...

A new study published in the journal Pest Management Science showed that semiochemicals can effectively manage one of the most economically damaging pests in organic strawberry production, the...

Neonicotinoid pesticides remain controversial as evidence mounts to show their detrimental impacts on important biodiversity. Documenting more evidence of their harm, a recent study in the journal...

To achieve more sustainable farming that reduces negative impacts on human and environmental health as well as climate change, our food system needs to reduce its reliance on chemicals for...

Although the benefits of hedgerows on biodiversity like birds, pollinators and natural enemies to pests is well established, a recent study published in the journal Agronomy found that hedgerows...

Organic farmers are prohibited from using harsh synthetic herbicides and therefore weed control is often a major challenge. A recent study published in the journal Agriculture, Ecosystems &...

China produces the majority of the world's peanuts, and their search to increase sustainable food production has researchers testing non-chemical methods of pest...

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits imported from tropical regions across the world, and industrialized conventional monocultures of bananas are notorious for their extensive use of...

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